by Brian Hoffman
The Roanoke College cross country team warmed up for the conference championship meet by hosting the “Roanoke Invitational” at Green Hill Park last Friday.
The RC men’s team finished second and was the top Div. III finisher. Several runners set new personal records in the race that included 146 runners. Chamberlain Zulauf was the top finisher for Roanoke, finishing eighth in 25:45.4 and setting a new personal record.
The RC women finished 10th among the 20 teams competing. Zoe Dunlap was the top finisher for the Maroons, completing the 6k course in 24:54.8, setting a new PR, while coming across the finish line in 37th place out of 125 runners competing.
Roanoke now has two weeks to prepare for the ODAC Cross Country Championships on Saturday, October 29. The meet takes place at the Kernstown Battlefield Park in Winchester with Shenandoah hosting.